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Ewan Lawrie

The picture is me signing copies of my novel, Gibbous House at Unbound Books HQ in Islington by the canal.
Both Moffat novels are available here

My stories

Overheard in Elland Park Wood

...but only by listening very carefully. Image by Richard Kay / Gateposts in Elland Park Wood licence CC by SA 2.0


Keep reading, the Russian is translated at the end. Picture PD. Now with audio.

Yorkshire Location Shoot

Hullen Edge (also Hullenedge) is named after the holly prevalent along the ridge/escarpment/whatever. Image is from here Permission requested

Sleeping Stone

Call me Fred. Image source Wikipedia. CC by SA 2.0

Nomen Est Omen

It's about...well nominative determination, I suppose. "Nomen est omen" Plautus. "The name is a sign, the name speaks for itself." In other words, Mr Bunn has no choice but to be the baker... Image in PD


278 of my comments have received 298 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Sun, 05 Oct 2014

...agree there's some nice description.

You need to avoid a tendency to tell. 'He had been able to avoid... etc.'

I'm not sure I believe the internal monologue in the paragraph beginning. 'He looked past the end...' You say the boy...

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Posted in K Ward - part 1 (Out of Sight)

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Posted on Thu, 02 Oct 2014

the very word, uncanny. Fascinating etymology it has too.

Nice to hear from you. I've been away a while, I know


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Posted in By the Light of a Gibbous Moon

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Posted on Fri, 13 Jun 2014

Hey Jack, great pieces on an interesting day.

Just one thing:

"I offered Ewan a cheese sandwich, but he said his
friend had made him an old-fashioned bacon buttie. They’d been in the
army together. I went to sit on the...

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Posted in Unbounders Away